Karim Bellarabi | Playerprofile
Karim Bellarabi was born on 8 April 1990 in Berlin and plays for Bayer 04 Leverkusen. He played for FC Huchting from 1997-1998, for SV Werder Bremen from 1998-2004, for FC Oberneuland from 2004-2008, for Eintracht Braunschweig from 2008-2011, for Bayer 04 Leverkusen from 2011-2013, for Eintracht Braunschweig from 2013-2014 and has played for Bayer 04 Leverkusen since 2014.
Current season 2019/20
In the current season, the 1.84m-tall midfielder has scored three goals and takes fifth place within his squad. He shares this rank with Moussa Diaby. With three assists, Karim Bellarabi currently has the second-most in his team along with Charles Aránguiz and Kerem Demirbay. With 49 shots taken so far, Karim Bellarabi has had the second-most attempts on goal of any Bayer 04 Leverkusen player. Up to now, he has hit the post two times. With this, he has had the fourth-most in the league along with Robert Skov (TSG 1899 Hoffenheim), Leonardo Bittencourt (SV Werder Bremen), Marcus Ingvartsen (1. FC Union Berlin), Christopher Lenz (1. FC Union Berlin), Kai Havertz, Breel Embolo (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Marcus Thuram (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Simon Terodde (1. FC Köln), Guido Burgstaller (FC Schalke 04) and Daniel Caligiuri (FC Schalke 04). With 19 passes to a shot, the player with the shirt number 38 presently occupies fifth place within the team statistics along with Moussa Diaby. In 13 of the previous 19 games of the season, the 29-year-old was in the starting line-up. Of these 19 games, he won 10 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for six games.
Karim Bellarabi played his last game on the 22nd matchday of the 2019/20 season (15 February 2020). Playing for Bayer 04 Leverkusen, he won against 1. FC Union Berlin 3-2. He was substituted in and played as a midfielder for a total of 14 minutes in this game. In doing so, Karim Bellarabi scored one goal. He shot at the opponent's goal a total of three times. In terms of total touches, he had 24 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had seven tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, Karim Bellarabi was able to win three. He covered a distance of 3.1 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of 12 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Karim Bellarabi has played 188 matches throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 78. He has netted 33 goals during his appointments in the Bundesliga. So far, he has completed 162 matches with his current squad. Here, he has scored a total of 30 goals. With a total of 33 goals in his Bundesliga career so far, Karim Bellarabi presently takes 27th place on the active scoring chart.
Up to now, Karim Bellarabi has played 11 international matches for Germany. He scored a total of one goal in these games.